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Lindsay Hedden, M. Ruth Lavergne, Kimberlyn M. McGrail, Michael R. Law, Lucy Cheng, Megan A. Ahuja and Morris L. Barer
CMAJ December 11, 2017 189 (49) E1517-E1523; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.170231
Staples JA, Vadeanu C, Gu B, Erdelyi S, Chan H, Brubacher JR.
Can J Cardiol. 2017 Dec;33(12):1729-1732. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2017.08.026. Epub 2017 Sep 11.
Shum J, Poureslami I, Wiebe D, Doyle-Waters MM, Nimmon L, FitzGerald JM; Canadian Airways Health Literacy Study Group.
Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Oct 27. pii: S0738-3991(17)30587-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.10.011
To identify and evaluate asthma/COPD measurement tools that assess any of the five health literacy (HL) domains: (1) access, (2) understand, (3) evaluate, (4) communicate, and (5) use, as well as numeracy.
Olson Z, Staples JA, Mock C, Nguyen NP, Bachani AM, Nugent R, Verguet S. Helmet regulation in Vietnam: impact on health, equity and medical impoverishment. In: Mock CN, Nugent R, Kobusingye O, Smith KR. (eds.) Injury prevention and Environmental health. Disease control priorities. Vol. 7. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: The World Bank; 2017. p. 213-221.
Katie Jane Sheehan, PhD, Boris Sobolev, PhD, and Pierre Guy, MD
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99:e106(1-9). DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00069
A health authority board of directors helps ensure that British Columbians receive the best possible care in an efficient, well-managed public health-care system. Boards are responsible for the governance and management of health services in the province. They work with health authority leadership to establish the organization’s overall vision and ensure there is appropriate community consultation. Boards also regularly review the organization's long-term plans, look at significant issues affecting the organization and evaluate results.